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Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By sgage
Hmmm... I got no such update. I think you...

Hmmm...

I got no such update. I think you may have been spoofed. I would run some scans using Malware or something like that. I suspect your MSE may have been compromised.

What a crappy...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,229
Posted By sgage
I will use Windows 7 until something better comes...

I will use Windows 7 until something better comes along. As of now, Windows 8.x offers me nothing that I want or need, and indeed removes features from Desktop Windows that I really like.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By sgage
The problem is that Windows has the MBR, and grub...

The problem is that Windows has the MBR, and grub thought it did, so the necessary info is not in the boot record of the actual Linux partition - grub was originally installed in the MBR, not the...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By sgage
Or just hold the ctl-key while you drag'n'drop.

Or just hold the ctl-key while you drag'n'drop.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Sep 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,409
Posted By sgage
I used the DP, CP, RP, and bought the cheap...

I used the DP, CP, RP, and bought the cheap upgrade. It took me a long time to warm up to it - I must have gone back to Win7 a dozen times :p

After learning how it really works, and how to avoid...
Forum: Software 15 Sep 2013
Replies: 31
Views: 1,307
Posted By sgage
Yes, msconfig.[/QUOTE] No, not msconfig. You...

Yes, msconfig.[/QUOTE]

No, not msconfig. You guys aren't getting it - you can disable startup directives with msconfig or ccleaner or what have you, but there are certain programs that will simply...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By sgage
I think that once you've changed your Comcast...

I think that once you've changed your Comcast password, when you try to check your mail with Thunderbird it will find that it doesn't work and prompt you for a new password.

You're right, though -...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,154
Posted By sgage
Piriform's Speccy system info software will tell...

Piriform's Speccy system info software will tell you your key, under 'Operating System'. What it reports as the serial number is actually the product key.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Jun 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By sgage
Just right-click on the E drive in the disk...

Just right-click on the E drive in the disk manager and select 'delete'. Then right-click on D and select 'extend'. that should do it.
Forum: System Security 11 Jun 2013
Replies: 65
Views: 12,695
Posted By sgage
Until one day you're a little tired and in a...

Until one day you're a little tired and in a hurry and not paying close attention...

I never understood the problem with UAC - it's just a click, and it can save LOTS of grief...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 31
Views: 1,745
Posted By sgage
You are doing exactly what you accuse me of...

You are doing exactly what you accuse me of doing. You won't find me bashing people who have chosen to stay with Windows 7. Guess what...I'm also one of them. I'm typing on a system now that's...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 31
Views: 1,745
Posted By sgage
It IS fascinating, isn't it!? :)

It IS fascinating, isn't it!? :)
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 31
Views: 1,745
Posted By sgage
A "crack"? If you think that was just a crack...

A "crack"? If you think that was just a crack about hype, you've missed a lot of very entertaining threads.

There has been the same, if not more people making wild claims and bashing the people...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 31
Views: 1,745
Posted By sgage
No one brought that up but you. The majority of...

No one brought that up but you. The majority of the people bashing Windows 8 have never even used it, or given it any real length of time. Most people who do, realize that it is a good OS, even if...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 31
Views: 1,745
Posted By sgage
This is where your way of thinking will only harm...

This is where your way of thinking will only harm you going forward. Don't automatically believe the hype from the "it's cool to hate Windows 8' crowd. I've been using it since it's release, and...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jan 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 667
Posted By sgage
Problem with calendar published from Outlook

I have been publishing my Outlook calendar to https://calendars.office.microsoft.com for a long time, and was able to subscribe to it using the online Hotmail Calendar or the gmail calendar....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 7,149
Posted By sgage
That did it! Thanks!

That did it! Thanks!
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 7,149
Posted By sgage
IE 10 not remembering previous session

I have been using the Pre-release version of IE 10 in Windows 7 since it came out, and generally find it very nice. A problem has just cropped up, though...

There is a setting under 'Internet...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By sgage
I don't think there's a big rush on installing...

I don't think there's a big rush on installing Windows 8.

It is quite possible to do a clean install of Windows 8, just so long as you have your product key.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 13,263
Posted By sgage
Thanks, BB. That was actually my first...

Thanks, BB.

That was actually my first instinct - to look for the update. I didn't see it amongst all the updates. I went back and looked harder - there it was.

Thanks again!
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 13,263
Posted By sgage
Roll back IE 10 to IE 9?

I have been running the preview version of IE 10, and would like to go back to IE 9. Is this possible? If so, how? I can't seem to find an obvious way...

TIA
Forum: Software 21 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By sgage
I'm not sure SyncToy is what you need. SyncToy...

I'm not sure SyncToy is what you need. SyncToy simply syncs up "folder pairs", typically your working folder and a backup folder on another device. If you have duplicate photos in the same folder,...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Dec 2012
Replies: 94
Views: 3,894
Posted By sgage
I think the OP is a troll, and/or doesn't know...

I think the OP is a troll, and/or doesn't know what he's talking about.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Dec 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,566
Posted By sgage
There is a product, whose name escapes me, made...

There is a product, whose name escapes me, made just for your situation. Google around with 'removing stickers' and I'll bet you'll find it. It is formulated to cut through the crappy adhesives with...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 179
Views: 7,323
Posted By sgage
Exactly! Just completely ignore them. That's what...

Exactly! Just completely ignore them. That's what I do. There are ways of making them disappear totally, but I just ignore them, that's all.
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